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Trump Ad Distortions + SCOTUS on Mail-in Voting
Trump Threatens the Rule of Law
Twenty Republican former U.S. attorneys endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, citing that President Trump has threatened the rule of law, Reuters reported. All of the prosecutors, who have served under Republican presidents from Dwight Eisenhower to George W. Bush noted that they did not agree with the president’s leadership style.
Death Penalty + Jared Kushner’s Racist Comments
California’s process for imposing the death penalty “is now, and always has been, infected by racism,” Gov. Gavin Newsom declared Monday in a brief filed with the state Supreme Court.
In California, juries can impose the death penalty if they find that “aggravating factors” outweigh “mitigating factors.” The decision to sentence someone to death must be unanimous. But juries don’t have to unanimously agree on each aggravating factor.